Ruth Reichl To Write New Book About Condé Nast

Yesterday evening, former Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl told the New York Observer that she planned to write a book about publishing house Condé Nast:

“It’s a very rarefied world,” she said. “It was a world that most people – I had no idea that this particular world existed. I sort of think of it as ‘Ruthie in Wonderland.’ People are fascinated by the world. It’s a life that is probably coming to an end.”

What would change, we wondered?

“That kind of luxury that we all had is probably a thing of the past. The new business realities have changed the life at Condé Nast. I think print magazines as we know them will cease to exist.”

Er, that’s not what we wanted to hear…

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